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Sunday, June 10, 2012

Summer Break!!

I am so glad it is summer break! I have had a long and somewhat challenging year! Last week was officially my first week off... and I did nothing!! So today seemed like a great day to get back into stamping and creating. Thanks to Papertrey's Make it Monday #69 challenge, I was able to easily put this one together quickly. However, trying to figure out my new Photoshop CS6 is more work than I want to put in! What kind of photo editing software are you using?


I used one of my favorite go to sets from Papertrey Ink: Life. I happened to have some fun crinkly brown ribbon from leftover chocolate packaging on my table... I just had to use it! Here's a close up view of my card:

Here is the inspiration sketch I used:


Splitcoaststampers and Papertrey Ink have been my go to places for inspiration back into the crafting world. Now that I have been away for a while from the crafting scene, I wonder what are some great places for inspiration? What blogs or challenges do you like to visit??

2 comments:

  1. I love this gorgeous card, Gwen! The light and dark stamping of your images is divine, and I love how you have broken the sentiment into light on dark and dark on light as well!! Fabulous embellishments with that beautiful button and gathered ribbon!

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  2. Wauw, this is super gorgeous!! I love the way you placed the ribbon and the button! And your stamping is gorgeous! Fabulus take on the sketch!!!
    Hugs, Wendy

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